Fidelity Viewpoints ®

Make your income last a lifetime

Create a “retirement paycheck” that can last a lifetime and isn’t vulnerable to market ups and downs.

Economic check-in

With stocks and bonds sending divergent signals, diversification becomes especially important.

Is it time to buy a house?

Buying a home is a big financial step. Make sure it’s the right one for you and your budget.

Three key sector strategies

What an earnings slowdown, a strong dollar, and low oil prices may mean for sector performance.

Market Insights

Market update: key takeaways

Odds of a U.S. recession remain low, but market volatility is expected due to the Brexit aftermath.

Earnings growth needed

Any improvement would be good news for stocks after four straight quarters of negative earnings growth.

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Investing Ideas

Sectors: winners and losers

With stocks at all-time highs post-Brexit, telecom and tech have benefitted; energy and utilities have not.

Three myths of index funds

Learn how actively managed mutual funds can help investors during volatile or down markets.

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Retirement

Understanding index annuities

They can offer growth, but they’re complex. So do your homework and consider alternatives.

Real reasons people retire

It’s not just about money—it’s the freedom to enjoy life that leads many to stop working full time.

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Personal Finance

College tuition bill: Now what?

Get info about student loans, paying from a 529 account, and other creative college financing strategies.

Midyear tax checkup

Some things you can do now that may help you save on taxes—and avoid surprises on tax returns.

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Wealth Management

Your family and money

Many aging parents and their children should be talking about money. It may be uncomfortable, but it’s important.

How to tackle health events

To help mobilize a family after a major health event, put a family team together and ask these five questions.

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Active Trader

Dow days of summer

Dow Theory can help you decide when market moves may have staying power.

5 trading tips

For shorter-term investors, big price moves can present both risks and opportunities.

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